Regional Programme Assistant

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United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

UNOPS helps its partners in the United Nations system meet the world’s needs for building peace.

Vacancy Code VA/ARO/2006/KEN/PRJ/1

Post Title: Regional Programme Assistant

Post Level: Consultants Agreement

Project: UN/ISDR-Africa

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration: 11 months

Academic Qualifications/Experience/Language

  • University degree in social science, or related field; and work experience in a related field.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in natural disaster management
  • Proven ability to function within a multi-cultural environment;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Fluent English and French with the ability to write clearly and concisely;
  • Working experience on the African Continent would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of institutional mandates, policies and guidelines pertaining to DRR Additional Considerations

    Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

    Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

    Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a selected candidate at a level below the advertised level of the post. For more information on UNOPS, including its core values and competencies, please visit the UNOPS website at

    Vacancies Contact

    Submission of Applications: Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae and an updated United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), to Mr. Mark Townshend, via e-mail to AfricaVacancies [at] Kindly indicate the vacancy number and the post title when applying (in the subject line by e-mail).

    Reference Code: RW_6VGHAT-86

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